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River Town

Two Years on the Yangtze

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River Town by Peter Hessler
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This text presents an account of American aid worker Peter Hessler's time spent in the town of Fuling on the Yangtze River during the late 1990s, a time of great change for China. He observes the natural beauty of the area and shares the lives of the local people. He directs a production of "Hamlet" and runs in the town marathon. He also discusses how national and international events such as the construction of the Three Gorges Dam and the return of Hong Kong to the mainland affected the people of Fuling.

Author Biography

Peter Hessler is a graduate of Princeton and Oxford, and has written for The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Atlantic Monthly and other publications. Raised in the United States, he now lives in Beijing.
Release date NZ
March 7th, 2002
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Maps
Imprint
John Murray Publishers Ltd
Pages
416
Dimensions
130x197x24
ISBN-13
9780719564802
Product ID
1647238

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